Detroit rapper ZotheJerk and NY State producer Frost Gamble who is now based in Winnipeg Canada released their new video “Axe Somebody” last week.

A bonus cut, it follows last month’s official single “Risk vs Reward” ft Sadat-X taken from their forthcoming album “Black Beach” out on May 26th. On “Axe Somebody”, Frost takes it all the way back on the beat, the renowned booming funky drummer break underpinning Zo’s high octane delivery with Big L sampled on the hook.

They have today made the joint available as a free mp3 download direct from the new audio stream – check the video and stream below.

“AXE SOMEBODY” ON YOUTUBE

DOWNLOAD THE “AXE SOMEBODY” MP3 DIRECT FROM THE STREAM

Zo was also a guest on last week’s Rainbow Exotic Music podcast, a show based in Connecticut with an eclectic set list of hip hop, funk, soul and rock. You can learn more about them via their site HERE

Listen back to the show on the player

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“Black Beach”, which will be featured in the legendary UK publication MOJO Magazine next month, includes guest artists KXNG Crooked, Guilty Simpson, Boldy James, Sadat-X, Tone Chop and Young Bleed, and can be pre-order now on Itunes

Zo & Frost are currently conducting interviews with publications in the US, Europe and UK, and you can keep up to date with their news on social media via twitter @TheJerkNation & @FrostGamble and over on their joint Facebook Page

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Last week, Edinburgh based journalist Peter Johnstone chopped it up with Detroit rapper ZotheJerk ahead of the release of his new album “Black Beach” on May 26th.

Produced by Winnipeg based producer Frost Gamble, originally from NY State, it also features Sadat-X, Boldy James, Guilty Simpson, KXNG Crooked, Young Bleed, Tone Chop & more.

The resultant feature published by long running UK online “British Hip Hop” begins with a summary review of the album, noting its themes of relating the current experience of “black America” through skilled lyricism and storytelling, while in one of the stand out tracks “Keep Me Safe” representing the importance of providing strong paternal role models for the next generation.

The article finishes with a one to one interview where Zo touches upon his past, the main messages of the new album, working with Frost Gamble and progression from the underground scene.

READ THE FEATURE IN FULL HERE

The album will be releasing through 22 Entertainment and is available to pre-order on iTunes now – check it out HERE

The first single to be released on March 8th – and available from iTunes – was “Risk vs Reward” featuring Brand Nubian’s Sadat-X. A neckbreaker for the hip hop heads, take a listen to the audio stream

Zo and Frost are currently conducting interviews with media in the US, UK and Europe and are set to release their new video for the bonus cut “Axe Somebody” this Friday, April 7th. It’s got that true school essence with a big funky banger of a drum loop, so look out for that !

Meanwhile keep up to date with their news on social media, via twitter @TheJerkNation & @FrostGamble, on IG @ZotheJerk & @Frost.Gamble and on their joint Facebook Page

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One of the leading names in the UK hip hop scene for the past several years, north London’s Melanin 9 is set to release a new solo album “Old Pictures” in the Spring of 2017.

A member of the highly rated Triple Darkness crew, his position as one of the country’s most gifted lyricists is well established and he brings all of his verbal dexterity to the table in this new joint “Polaroid”. Produced by Californian duo Walterwarm and Cowode, it is the first single to be taken from the new album and features British upcomer Karl Sage.

The accompanying video has been released today, filmed and edited by Melanin 9 himself. Check it out on Youtube

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IG @9_grams
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Upstate NY rapper Tone Chop & Winnipeg based producer released their new EP “Veteran” yesterday through Seven 13 Music & Entertainment. Available to buy from iTunes

Despite the distance apart, they’ve been long time allies dating back to an original rap battle rivalry during the 90’s which would then develop into a working partnership. While focusing on solo careers over the past decade, the pair occasionally collaborated on one off projects, however “Veteran” marks their first official release together, a warm up for an album due in 2017.

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Online publication Above Average Hip Hop ran the rule over the new EP in the review written by Riley Wallace published yesterday.

With a clear appreciation of their style, concept and authenticity, the review even goes as far to say that “Tone has easily become one of my top rhymers to watch” and notes the EP’s “timeless appeal“.

READ THEIR FULL APPRAISAL IN THE ARTICLE PUBLISHED HERE

Check out the full official EP stream on Soundcloud

Look out for much more media coverage and the weeks ahead plus further special bonus audio and video releases from the duo.

Connect with them online

TWITTER @ToneChop @FrostGamble @Seven13Music
INSTAGRAM @ToneChop @Frost.Gamble
FACEBOOK www.facebook.com/tonechopfrostgamble

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Once rivals in upstate NY’s rap battle scene, Binghamton rapper Tone Chop and Winnipeg based producer Frost Gamble have released their new EP “Veteran” today through Seven 13 Music & Entertainment.

Their first official collaborative project, the EP is a warm up for a new album planned in 2017 and includes the single “Leave It Alone” featuring Ruste Juxx and Nobi, a tribute to the late Sean Price.

The pair became partners in rhyme and tagging during the 90’s before Frost’s relocation saw them pursue solo careers. Collaborations with Tom Gist, Jinx da Juvy, Sadat-X, J-Ro and Rakim’s son Tahmell followed, while this year Frost contributed to Seven 13’s “God Bless Dope Rappers” compilation featuring Royce da 5’9″, Horseshoe Gang, Kid Vishis and Crooked I.

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Armed with an MPC, Frost produces a classic soundscape of breaks, loops and turntablism over which Chop narrates his journey through life and hip hop. Lyrically on point through a series of punchline bars and hard hitting rhymes, dues are paid to the pioneers and a previous era while still embracing the future. 7 tracks deep, “Veteran” represents the true essence of a modern age and lays down a marker for next year.

TRACKLIST

1 – Dedication
2 – Back in the Days
3 – Other Shit ft Awful P
4 – Better with Time ft DJ Waxamillion & S.One
5 – One Two
6 – Leave It Alone ft Ruste Juxx & Nobi
7 – Step Up

LISTEN TO THE OFFICIAL EP STREAM ON SOUNDCLOUD

Available on iTunes https://itun.es/us/OfCXeb

ONLINE
TWITTER @ToneChop @FrostGamble @Seven13Music
INSTAGRAM @ToneChop @Frost.Gamble
FACEBOOK www.facebook.com/tonechopfrostgamble

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Little while back, Chicago journalist Sherron Shabazz, owner of the online The Real Hip Hop jumped on Skype with Long Beach group Horseshoe Gang shortly after the relase of their album “Anti-Trap Music”

They spoke at length about a variety of subjects beginning with the meaning behind the album title and the concept that large areas of hip hop today has moved away from carrying any real message of note.

The discussion moved on to their song “Shoe-icide Squad”, quoted by some as a modern day “Fuck The Police”, and the incident involving Chicago’s Laquan McDonald who was shot and killed by police is debated in the context of their single. The subject then moves to the years they’ve operated as a group, comparing that to most others who inevitably break up as the urge to fly solo becomes too strong, whereas the four brothers see their future as a unit.

The feature also sees them outline the knowledge passed down to them by their elder brother Crooked I while they go into some of the finer detail behind their well documented rap battle with Hopsin’s Funk Volume.

READ THE FULL FEATURE HERE

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You’ll be able to hear Horseshoe Gang live in the Homegrown Radio studio with DJ Hed and Chuck Dizzle on Thursday July 21st, broadcasting on Real 92.3 FM LA.

Meanwhile, check out the aforementioned single “Shoe-icide Squad” produced by Tabu

The album was released through Seven 13 Music & Entertainment and is available on iTunes and Amazon

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West coast rap group Horseshoe Gang released their fourth studio album “Anti-Trap Music” today through Seven 13 Music & Entertainment, and made an immediate and impressive impact.

Available on iTunes HERE the online digital store made the album one of their select few featured album releases for 29th April. Within hours it reached #46 in the US charts, and #54 in the UK. It has subsequently risen again in the past few hours

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Meanwhile, we can officially confirm that Amazon’s considerable initial CD stock of the album sold out in the first hour of its release but is being replenished now.

It’s a testament to Horseshoe Gang’s extensive army of international fans, and both the group and their label are highly appreciative of this tremendous level of support.

This is the real deal, hip hop with an edge and meaning. Real lyricists spittin fiery gritty bars over bangin beats. If you prefer dinner party music, other releases are available…..check the stream

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See them in action live at their official album release party this Monday, May 2nd when they’ll be joined by DJ Sauce the Boss and their older brother KXNG Crooked.

Venue is G/S Bar, 5630 W Manchester Avenue, Los Angeles, CA 90045. 8pm – 2am PST, free entry all night. These guys are beasts live, if you’re in the area, you can’t miss it.

Keep up to date with Horsehsoe Gang on TWITTER and FACEBOOK

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